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Sparkle!

OMGoodness! Have you seen the new Sale-A-Bration glimmer paper??? It's part of the next round of Sale-A-Bration items that Stampin' Up! promised us at the beginning of this amazing promotion. I love free stuff...so naturally I couldn't wait to get my hands on this gorgeous paper, and today I have a beautiful card for you that uses this new FREE product.






This card is so sharp! That sparkly glimmer paper is the perfect compliment to the Love Sparkles stamp set. It's all glittery and shiny and....blingy! The new Glimmer Paper comes in 3 colors - Mint Macaron, Bermuda Bay, and Sweet Sugarplum...and it's FREE with a $50 purchase! You can check out more about the Sale-A-Bration Glimmer paper in this video from Stampin' Up!:









I love all the ideas in that video - tons of inspiration, right? I hope this card tutorial inspires you as well. My friend BJ made this card, and I couldn't wait to share it with you!




Stampin’ Up! Supplies:
STAMPS – Love Sparkles (W 143114 C…

Floral Congratulations

Can you believe that February is over half over? I am amazed at how fast time flies! In my stamping world, I have shifted from focus on Valentine's cards and now I am THINKING SPRING! Here in Wisconsin, we've got some beautiful spring-time weather coming this weekend...so today I've got a beautiful spring-time card for you!




Don't you love the "fresh" color scheme of this card? That deep black "Congrats" is the perfect pop against those pastel colors. My friend Dena created this card! She's so talented - her easy cards are ALWAYS gorgeous!






Stampin’ Up! Supplies:
STAMPS – Blooms and Wishes (141784 photopolymer), Double Take (142908 photopolymer)PAPER – Very Vanilla (101650), So Saffron (105118), Pear Pizzazz (131201) INK – Basic Black (140931), So Saffron (126957), Delightful Dijon (138327), Pear Pizzazz (131180)OTHER – Stampin Sponges (141337), Very Vanilla 3/8” Stitched Satin Ribbon (141694), Stampin Dimensionals (104430), Fast…

Tshirt Thank You

Today I have an incredibly easy and super adorable card for you! It uses the Custom Tee Bundle from the new Occasions catalog.




This card comes together in a snap - seriously! My friend Jackie made this card, and I love, love, LOVE her color choice. That bright red is the perfect pop of color against those neutrals! What a great eye for color she has!




Stampin’ Up! Supplies:
STAMPS – Custom Tee Bundle (144724), One Big Meaning (c-139420, w-138788)PAPER – Crumb Cake (120953), Basic Black (121045), Whisper White (100730), Real Red (102482), Brights Designer Series Paper Stack (138434)INK – Basic Black (140931)OTHER – Big Shot (143263), Dimensionals (104430)Cutting & Scoring:
Crumb Cake – 8 ½” x 4 ¼”, scored at 4 ¼” (creates a 4 ¼” square card)Real Red DSP – 4 “ x 4”Basic Black – 3 5/8” x 3 5/8”Whisper White – 3 ½” x 3 ½”Scraps:Real Red, Crumb CakeInstructions:

Stamp shirts in Basic Black ink on Real Red and Crumb Cake scrapsCut out shirts…

Global Design Project 073 | Color Challenge

Last week was my first ever Global Design Project. I absolutely loved the challenge of creating something totally new and different, so I couldn't wait until Monday to see the next project. Turns out this week is a color challenge...and a difficult one for me, at that!


Now, I probably shouldn't admit this but I wasn't exactly thrilled when I saw this color combination. These are not colors I would normally use together, so I had a really tough time getting inspired at first. I pondered the colors throughout the week, and headed straight up to my stamp room this morning to get creative. So....here is my big reveal:





I am so. in. love. with this card!! I knew that I really wanted the colors to pop with this card, so I used crisp Whisper White for my card base and card front. The thin layer of Watermelon Wonder really helps draw your attention to that swirly flower - which is exactly the effect I was going for. To tone down the Emerald Envy a bit, I stamped off before stamping t…